Tech boom in the Covid-19 era: SFF x Switch 2020 Ep 2

  • 14 Apr 2021

SFF x Switch 2020 Ep 2: Tech boom in the time of Covid-19 8:46 min Synopsis: The Business Times speaks with the Monetary Authority of Singapore's managing director Ravi Menon in a wide-ranging interview ahead of the annual Singapore Fintech Festival from Dec 7-11. This special edition will come with four exclusive podcasts for our listeners. Follow all our coverage of this year's festival at In this second episode, BT's banking and finance editor Jamie Lee talks to Mr Menon about how financial technology unexpectedly grew in demand and provided new jobs amid a pandemic.  A new demand for tech skills in the financial sector with up to 1,800 new jobs being offered through till July 2021 (2:03) Helping good, mature and mid-career professionals move into a new sector (3:40) How banks can better integrate foreign talent and locals (4:56) How financial institutions are encouraged to have a balanced foreign and local employee mix (6:45) Produced by: Jamie Lee and Lee Kim Siang Edited by: Adam Azlee Follow upcoming episodes with MAS managing director Ravi Menon on: ST & BT Podcasts channel: Spotify: Apple Podcasts: Google podcasts: Websites: Feedback to:  --- Discover more niche podcast series by ST and BT below: Follow BT Money Hacks Podcast on: Follow BT Mark To Market Podcast on: Follow Health Check Podcast on: Follow Green Pulse Podcast on: Follow Asian Insider Podcast on: Follow Lunch With Sumiko Podcast on: Follow #PopVultures Podcast on: Follow Life Weekend Picks Podcast on: Follow #GameOfTwoHalves Podcast on: Follow Bookmark This! Podcast on: Follow our shows then, if you like short, practical podcasts! See for privacy information.